Class Suit Over Santander’s Vehicle Repossession Process Is Remanded
(August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT) -- BALTIMORE — A Maryland federal judge on Aug. 12 sent a class suit accusing a financing company of violating state law when it repossessed vehicles and then sold them to state court, finding that the amount in controversy was based on a wrongfully expanded class definition (Herbert James v. Santander Consumer USA, Inc., No. 15-654, D. Md.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105681).
Herbert James, a Washington, D.C., man purchased a 2014 Nissan Altima from Herb Gordon Nissan in Maryland in November 2013. He financed his purchase...